WEBINAR: Diabetes Update 2020



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8:00 a.m.-8:15a.m. Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Stewart Harris

8:15 a.m.-9:00a.m. How the Global Burden of Diabetes Keeps Changing and Where it is Going?”
Dr. Edward Gregg


  • Describe the recent trends and variation in diabetes related incidence and morbidity around the world.
  • Describe emerging problems and diversifying complications under way in high, middle, and low-income countries.
  • Discuss the implications of these trends and changes for the major public health interventions.

9:00 a.m.-9:30a.m. Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema – Current Trends / Future Directions
Dr. Tom Sheidow


  • To provide an overview of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.
  • To discuss current screening protocols and testing modalities.
  • To discuss past and recent studies and the resulting changes in treatment paradigms.

9:30a.m.-9:45a.m. Break
9:45a.m-10:15a.m. GLP1 and SGLT2: Benefits for Kidneys
Dr. Louise Moist


  • To understand the relationship between kidney outcomes with cardiovascular outcomes.
  • To identify the indications for use, benefits, and harms of SGLT2I and GLP1 based on recent trial data
  • To integrate the use of SGLT2I and GLP into your practice based on best evidence

10:15a.m-10:45a.m. Diabetes and Osteoporosis-Misunderstood, Unrecognized and Seldom Treated
Dr. Tayyab Khan


  • To characterize fracture risk associated with Diabetes Mellitus.
  • To explore the care gap associated with treatment of osteoporosis in those with diabetes.
  • To review treatment options for osteoporosis for patients with diabetes.

10:45a.m.-11:00a.m. Break
11:00a.m.-11:30a.m. The New Person-Centered Outcomes-Driven approach for Type 2 Diabetes: A paradigm shift on how to take care of your patients in the new millennium.
Dr. Stewart Harris


  • To understand how the large CVOT and Renal outcomes trials have changed guidelines
  • To understand the new algorithms for a person-centered approach to your patients with T2DM
  • To review and how and when to use glucose-lowering therapies (IE GLP1-RA and SGLT2i)

11:30 a.m.-11:45a.m. Summary & Adjournment
Dr. Tamara Spaic

Location & Details

This event is free and will be broadcast as a webcast online. Registrants will be sent the webinar link.

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